The Celtic Tarot features traditional Celtic knotwork and mythology, gorgeous colours, and very intricate detail on every card. The minor arcana are essentially pip cards in the same interwoven knotwork style.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Thorsons 1990
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Celtic Tarot review by Steve Winick
This is the first Tarot deck that I bought, soon after it was published in 1990. As a longtime student of Celtic art, archaeology, and especially folklore, I was as taken with the Celtic mythological aspects as I was with Tarot. Indeed, I did not pick up Tarot studies for another ten years. This review is thus from the perspective of a folklore scholar with a longstanding interest in Celtic studies who is also, more recently, a Tarot seeker and enthusiast.
This is a sturdy, solid deck of cards that will serve Tarot readers for many years. It is a standard 78-card deck with 22 Major Arcana and 56 Minor Arcana, divided into suits called cups, coins, swords, and wands. Itís a beautiful deck that I think will be of interest to collectors and lovers of Celtic art. It presents s... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Celtic TarotTheme: Celtic
More About These CardsName: Celtic Tarot
Creators: Courtney Davis, Helena Paterson
Publisher: Thorsons 1990
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Minor Arcana Style: Decorated Pips
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Coins
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: 0 The Fool, I The Magician, II The High Priestess, III The Empress, IV The Emperor, V The Hierophant, VI The Lovers, VII The Chariot, VIII Strength, IX The Hermit, X Wheel of Fortune, XI Justice, XII The Hanged Man, XIII Death, XIV Temperance, XV The Devil, XVI The Tower, XVII The Star, XVIII The Moon, XIX The Sun, XX Judgement, XXI The World
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 3.00 x 4.50 in. = 7.62cm x 11.43cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Symmetrical geometric pattern with Celtic knotwork
Companion Material: 160 page, bound, illustrated book; plastic VHS-style box.